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Yechel Gagnon AOCAD, MFA


Yechel Gagnon is a multi-disciplinary artist using plywood as her main medium to explore both the
pictorial and the sculptural realm by creating large-scale bas-reliefs, sculptures, installations,
drawings and embossments. Gagnon holds a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts from Concordia University after receiving an AOCAD with Honours in Drawing and Painting from the Ontario College of Art and Design.

In 2004, she had her first museum solo exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art, Ontario that received both critical and public acclaim. This installation, entitled Palimpsest, is now part of the permanent collection of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.  

She exhibits in commercial galleries, artist run centres and museums across Canada, receiving reviews in the Globe &  Mail, Canadian Art, Vie des Arts, Espace magazine and Circa International magazine. Gagnon has received grants from both the Canada Council for the arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. She already has two major publications to her

Gagnon’s work is widely collected and is part of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Osler Hoskins &
Harcourt collection, Le Centre-d’art de Baie-St-Paul and in other high profile corporate and private

Yechel Gagnon is represented by the Moore Gallery in Toronto.


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